Armed robbery an ‘inside job’

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Two people have been arrested in an armed robbery that is believed to be an inside job. July 7, police responded to the McDonald’s on Forestville Road just before 1:30 a.m. The manager, Regina Ebony Ellis, 29, 310 S. Swain St., Raleigh, reported...

School bond proposal would hike Wake taxes

Referendum for $810 million bond to appear on October ballot. by Burwell Stark, correspondent RALEIGH — Wake County commissioners voted unanimously in favor of a referendum that would raise Wake County property taxes beginning in 2015 during it’s regularly scheduled meeting...

Rolesville High opens doors Tuesday

Ribbon cutting and chamber expo will showcase county’s newest school. by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Months of construction are nearing an end in Rolesville. The results of an ambitious plan to build a new high school in the town are visible and the community will soon...

Creativity erupts

YOUNGSVILLE — Young scientists Jehlani Wilkins, Haley Williams and Savannah Leonard are impressed watching “volcanoes” erupt during Camp Invention, held at Long Mill Elementary School last week. For more, see full story.

Alleged victim: Rape case mishandled

Police investigation continues. Editor’s note — The names of the alleged victim and her family have been changed to protect their identities. For more information about the change and this story, see editorial. by Carrie C. Causey FRANKLINTON — An alleged victim of a December...